Apple cuts the prices of its devices in China, but not for the reason you think


Earlier this year, there were quite a few reasons why Apple decided to cut the wholesale price of the 2018 iPhone models in China. First, the strength of the U.S. Dollar against the Chinese Yuan forced Apple to price the ‘more affordable’ iPhone XR higher than the premium-priced Huawei Mate 20 Pro in China. When the dollar is stronger against the Yuan, it means that Apple gets fewer dollars back when it converts the Yuans it receives from sales of its products in China. At this point, Apple has a choice; it can keep pricing the same and suffer the consequences, or it can lower its prices in …

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